Results 1 1028
17 Previous Next

Amulet of Taweret
Additional Views Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Amulet of Taweret


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description Upper part of the upright standing hippopotamus goddess Taweret. Taweret was a protective goddess, especially for pregnant women, childbirth, and newborn children.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
9/17/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925 (?)

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Creator
Period
1450-1200 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
rock crystal
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.219
Measurements
H: 2 3/16 x W: 1 3/8 x D: 1 5/16 in. (5.63 x 3.53 x 3.33 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

Tags


    Thumbnail: Amulet of Taweret Thumbnail: Amulet of Taweret Thumbnail: Amulet of Taweret Thumbnail: Amulet of Taweret Thumbnail: Amulet of Taweret
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Amulet of Taweret